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Tuesday 21 January 1969

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Willig and Ted Long. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ida Rogalski. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Ida Rogalski

Starring: Inge Meysel, Jochen Schmidt, Andreas Mannkopff, Rolf Schimpf

Country: Switzerland

Alle Hunde lieben Theobald

Starring: Carl-Heinz Schroth, Erica Schramm

Königlich Bayerisches Amtsgericht

Starring: Hans Baur, Georg Blädel, Franz Loskarn, Gustl Bayrhammer

Complete and Utter History of Britain

Starring: Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Wallas Eaton, Colin Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Narren nach Noten

Directed by: Günther Meyer-Goldenstädt

Starring: Wolfgang Ohm, 3 Maledos, Philipp Bangert, Karl Berbuer

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pierrot le Fou

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani

Country: United States

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The Wrecking Crew

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate

Country: United States

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The Love Bug

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson

Country: United States

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The Night They Raided Minsky's

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom

Country: United States

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
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Facts:
  • 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1969?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8110
  • Life: Sirhan Sirhan
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Giovanni Agnelli -- Jan. 17, 1969

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

On Reflection

By: Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

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The Arms Of Krupp

By: William Manchester

The Krupp family were the premier German arms manufacturers from the middle of the 19th century until the end of World War II, producing artillery pieces and submarines that set the

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The Rich And The Super-Rich

By: Ferdinand Lundberg

Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

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Force 10 From Navarone

By: Alistair MacLean

The thrilling sequel to Alistair MacLean’s masterpiece of World War II adventure, The Guns of Navarone. Now reissued in a new cover style.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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